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Jani Mutikainen
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
Finland
Current Residence: Finland
Favorite genre of music: Punkrock, Psychobilly
Operating System: Windows 7
Skin of choice: Inked to the bone
Favorite cartoon character: Rogue from X-men (have a tattoo of her on me)
Personal Quote: "I yam what I yam!" -Popeye.

You're all more than welcome to join my Facebook gallery too at www.facebook.com/ArtJaniMutika… .
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One of the DA definitions of mature content is as follows:

   ·       Ideologically Sensitive: If your work may be construed as offensive toward a person or a group of people due to a religious, political, social, or other belief please utilize this tag. This does not mean you are permitted to submit hate propaganda or hate art, which strongly implies and encourages violent acts against any of the above individuals or groups.

I challenge you to make a piece of art that wouldn’t be offensive towards any person or group of people! It just can’t be done. I’m guarantee that whatever it is, it surely will offend someone somewhere. I do understand that this rule is to weed out hate, racism and so on, but it is shame that it can be used to take down anything one does not like.

“That’s not even real art!”

What is art? It must be one of the most difficult questions out there. Art is purely subjective matter. What is art to someone is pornography to other … or waste of words, paint, space, bandwith, time, etc. Someone stating that bare ass on photo isn’t “real art” doesn’t understand that someone else doesn’t see his/her My Little Pony fanfiction art either. Both of those are still seen side by side among most popular list. Which means that both works of art are enjoyed by large amount of people. “Live and let live”. If something isn’t to your liking, skip it. Let it be and don’t go trolling artist’s page about his/her works not being “real art”. If you are deeply offended by thumbnails or works you don’t like, artist community is clearly a wrong place for you. Everything is art or nothing is art!

When someone narrow minded stumbles in community to material he/she does not approve, they quite often cry out for removing the work. Their taste in art must be absolute and all should value works in same way.  Censorship is one thing that really rubs me the wrong way. Adult person within legal age should be able to experience pretty much anything that isn’t harmful to others. We can't make the rules by factor of most sensitive. In that way everything will be banned and nothing will be done.

Summa summarum: Please try to be understanding towards all forms of art. Tolerate existence of works that aren’t your thing and don’t force your personal taste to others … aka … don’t be a dick!

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Spencey Featured By Owner 15 hours ago
Thanks for adding me to your watch list :D
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LadyLightningZero Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the llama!
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SurfTiki Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the support!
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S-Anchev Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the llama!
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AmuChiiHinamori Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
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Lyndharia Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015
Thanks for the fav :3
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Elephant883 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the llama. I really appreciate it.
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0biwanken0bie Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2015
Thank you for the llama! :)
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DiamondLegacy Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the Llama! :D
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2ndMercWithAMouth Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2015  Student Filmographer
Thanks for the llama :D
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MariaAragon64 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks for the fave.
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vasglorious Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday flaming-trout!
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flaming-trout Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awww, thank you. I had too much cake :)
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AeroHybrid Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2015
thanks for the llama :D
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ChiharusMoon Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the llama ^^
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scifiguy9000 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015
Sorry, I meant thanks for badge
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scifiguy9000 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015
Thanks for fav
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tsuanimechan Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2015  Professional Filmographer
thank you very much for the llama my friend :llama:
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ComicStumps Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Hobbyist
lama swaps
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ComicStumps Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Hobbyist
Cheers for the fave
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comicfreak41691 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
thnks for the llama
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Saru-Cosplay Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2015
Lovely Shoujo (Hi Hello) [V2] Thank you for the fav ^-^
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ArsAmandii-Arts Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  New member Hobbyist
Hello Mr. Mutikainen!

Thank you very much for your deviantWATCH. It means a lot to me. I hope my following art is interesting for you, too. :-) (Smile)

Best wishes,
ArsAmandii
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flaming-trout Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Pleasure is all mine. I could see from a first picture that your style and linework is very much to my liking. Looking forward for your future works.
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ArsAmandii-Arts Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  New member Hobbyist
Thanks! Very glad to read that. :-)
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